Wolfscote Dale - Peak District Walk

Wednesday 1st March 2006

A walk into three charming dales, each very different in character. The sky was a brilliant winter blue and although the ground was frozen it was pleasantly warm in the sun but there was a noticeable drop in temperature when I was in the shade.

Start: Hartington Station car park (SK 1498 6107)

Route: Hartington Station car park - Heathcote - Hartington - Beresford Dale - Wolfscote Dale - Biggin Dale - Heathcote - Hartington Station car park

Distance: 7.75 miles     Ascent: 330 metres      Time Taken: 3 hrs 50 mins

Weather: Clear blue skies, warm in the sun.

Pub Visited: None    Ale Drunk: None

Route Map >>


From Hartington Station

The view from Hartington Station.

Towards Heathcote

From left to right the hills are: Gratton Hill, Narrowdale Hill & Wetton Hill.

Wetton Hill

Wetton Hill (left) from the Hartington to Beresford Dale path.

Beresford Dale

The woodland start to Beresford Dale.

Beresford Dale

Beresford Dale.

Wolfscote caves

The caves at the start of Wolfscote Dale.

Wolfscote Dale

Wolfscote Dale.

Wolfscote Dale

Wolfscote Dale.

Peaseland Rocks

Peaseland Rocks at the point where Biggin Dale joins Wolfscote Dale.

Biggin Dale

Biggin Dale.

Biggin Dale

The top of Biggin Dale.


The view across towards Hartington.


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